Glenn Newkirk was born June 26, 1928 to parents, Harry and May (Williams) Newkirk in Lewellen, Nebraska. They moved to the Oregon Slope area, then on to Vale, Oregon. Glenn graduated from Notus High School in 1947, where he participated in football, basketball and baseball.
In February 1951, he married Betty Jean Miller and they took over the Newkirk farm east of Notus. During that time their three children: Gary, Donna and Mary Ann were born. In January 1959, they moved the family to Meridian. In 1994, Glenn and Jean moved to a small farm west of Meridian, which has been their home since. They were married for 60 years at the time of Betty Jean’s passing in 2011.
He was preceded in death by his wife, father, mother, 4 brothers and 2 sisters. Glenn is survived by his three children; grandson, Travis and his wife, Kristy and 3 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 10 AM on Monday, August 13th at Terrace Lawn Memorial Gardens, 4255 E. Fairview Ave. Remembrances may be left for the family at www.AccentFuneral.com
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